"Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike."
According to the studies conducted by WHO, one in 10 young people experienced a period of major depression, about half of mental disorders begin before the age of 14, across cultures. Yet, regions of the world with the highest percentage of population under the age of 19 have the poorest level of mental health resources.
Mental illnesses are among the most common health conditions in India and around the world. You may not know, but one in four people has a mental health issue and one in 10 young people experienced a period of major depression. Half of all mental health disorders show first signs before a person turns 14 years old, and three quarters of mental health disorders begin before age 24.
However, the good news is that even the most serious mental health conditions can be treated, however, allowing people to better contribute to their families and communities.